The GTIC Application Process

1) Application Form


  • Please download and complete the application form (see bottom of page) and return to either the email address or postal address displayed at the bottom of the form. 
  • We will confirm receipt of your application form via email or phone.
  • Once we have reviewed the information on the form we will begin to determine what needs to be done in order to obtain the necessary visa and match you with a suitable employer taking into account your preferences as stated on the application form.
  • At this stage we will also invite you to a preliminary interview; please check your email box regularly.
  • If successful you will be invited to a second interview with the employer.
  • If you are offered a post and accept it, we will conduct a criminal record check, contact your references and begin the paperwork necessary to obtain your visa.
  • We will be in regular contact with you to request any necessary paperwork and to provide you with detailed pre-departure guidelines. 
  • Moving abroad to work, especially for the first time, can be a daunting prospect and we are here to support you.



2) Interview



  • Interview invitations will be issued via email and can be rearranged according to your availability.     
  • Preliminary interviews may be conducted in person in the UK or remotely via video chat. 
  • Second interviews with our Chinese partners will be conducted via video chat. Employers may also request a short introductory video.
  • Both interviews will last approximately thirty minutes. 
  • Applicants will receive notification of their interview results within a week. 
  • If you are offered a teaching position but wish to decline, please inform us immediately so that your place may be offered to another candidate.    
  • Once candidates accept a job offer they will be asked to sign a binding agreement and contract and begin pre-departure preparations.



3) Pre-departure



  • Prior to your departure there are many things you could do to prepare for life in China.
  • Although you will not be required to speak Mandarin Chinese for work related purposes it may be a good idea to learn some basic Chinese phrases.
  • You may wish to find out more about Chinese culture, education or business etiquette. 
  • Perhaps you could read some Chinese literature or watch Chinese films, even join a local Chinese society. 
  • Most importantly, it might be a good idea to practice using chopsticks!   

Application Form (One-Year Contracts)

APPLICATIONFORM (docx)

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